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Publishing to ArcGIS Server yields inconsistent results when publishing data from a geodatabase connection that does not have saved credentials, depending on whether the feature class is added to the map document during the current ArcMap session, or the map document is previously saved and reopened.

Last Published: March 3, 2022 ArcGIS for Server
Bug ID Number BUG-000087375
SubmittedApril 30, 2015
Last ModifiedMarch 4, 2022
Applies toArcGIS for Server
Version found10.1
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System Version2008 64 Bit
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

This issue was logged against a version of the software which is no longer supported, and has not had activity in some time. We apologize that we were unable to address this issue within the current product life cycle. If the issue continues to affect your work in a supported release, please contact Technical Support.


Add the database to the ArcGIS Server data store in ArcGIS Server Manager by importing the database connection file.

  • For the Publisher Database Connection, import the connection that does not have credentials saved.
  • For the Server Database Connection, import the connection that has saved credentials.

For best results, make two connections in the data store.

  • Connection without credentials as the publisher
  • Connection with credentials as the publisher and server.

Otherwise, only publish map documents created using a database connection with saved credentials.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000087375


  • ArcGIS for Server

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